What we do

Every successful independent artist has a strong team built around them.

Uptown Plug is a one-stop shop platform connecting independent artists with services they need to take their music career to the next level.

As an independent artist marketplace, Uptown Plug features companies offering their services to independent artists across key music categories such as streaming promotion, graphic design, management, touring, distribution and plenty more.

Independent artists need assistance taking their music careers to the next level. With limited budgets and finite resources, independent artists need to be mindful about who they work with in order to maximise their impact without breaking the bank.

This is where Uptown Plug can help.

Why Uptown Plug

Uptown Plug is all about supporting independent artists working on their grind around the world.

We help independent artists take their music careers to the next level.
We curate the best companies offering services required in the music industry.
We empower independent artists with music business knowledge.
We provide a platform for independent artists to look for services they need to build their music career.

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May 13, 2019

Being the No. 1 Decision-Maker: Noname’s Independent Grind

When Chicago rapper Noname first appeared on “Lost” off Chance the Rapper’s second mixtape, Acid Rap, little did she know that she would evolve to become one of the leading figures in the independent music movement 5 years later. Asked […]

May 8, 2019

How Much do Record Labels Spend on Marketing their Artists?

Whether you’re getting signed to a major record label or independent record label, breaking a new artist can be a costly business. Unless you’re an independent artist who has already established a solid fanbase and you’re partnering up with a […]

May 7, 2019

How do Independent Artists Make Money Without a Record Label?

Kevin Kelly, founding executive editor of Wired magazine, wrote a very influential essay back in 2008 on the notion of 1,000 true fans. “To be a successful creator you don’t need millions. You don’t need millions of dollars or millions […]

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